Ombak Bali is back at Seminyak’s hippest beach bar. La Plancha hosts South East Asia’s one and only Surf Film Festival. Showcasing the best new surf films from around the globe, this year’s event features a massive eighteen film premieres.
With the most eclectic selection of films ever to hit the festival, expect three starry nights filled with big waves, epic adventures and personal crusades. Experience the adrenaline soaked thrills as South African surfers brave the shark infested waters of the Wild Coast; follow pro surfer Dave Rastovichs inspiring journey from the Galapagos to Alaska and Japan in his mission to protect dolphins and whales. Enjoy the latest action from Taylor Steele, as 25 surfers and filmmakers work in unison to document the world of surfing over a 24-hour period in various parts of the globe. Watch as photographers and surfers from the 70?s are reunited through a series of iconic photographs.
Also featured in this year’s lineup; an Amazon Indian on a surf quest; the pureness of bodysurfing; and a 30,000 km road trip across Africa. The complete line up of films will be available on August 1, 2012.
Right on the sand, amidst the bean bags, under the stars, at everyones favourite beach bar La Plancha. Starts nightly at sunset August 23 - 25. Free entry All screenings and music performances are free.
Ombak Bali is a platform for national and international surf film makers to expose their films to an interested public. Ombak Bali also aims to promote awareness of social issues and the environment by screening inspiring surf films that go beyond the waves.
Ombak Bali would like to thank it’s main sponsors Rip Curl, Billabong and La Plancha.